Upcoming Meetings

Sunday Worship Service at 10:30 AM


Wednesday Bible Classes

      7:30 PM Bible Study Class

      New Study Revelation and Daniel

    Fellowship and refreshment time follows



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Services Offered


Weddings - Vow Renewals



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Welcome to the Sanctuary at New Covenant Chapel

Meet The Pastor

It is our sincere hope that you may find what you are looking for here...be it a new home to worship, the answers to questions you may seek, a way to place a prayer request or access to our counseling services.

At the Sanctuary you will find a loving, non-denominational congreation open to all. We are a Bible believing, Spirit Led Church that is Pastored by J. Arlen Smith, Thd.


The Sanctuary is located at 210 North Indian Trail Road, Indian Trail, N.C. 28079 in the Old Indian Trail Post Office Building next to BB&T and across from Ace Hardware.

What to expect when you visit The Sanctuary

  • Smiles, Hugs, Fellowship
  • An Opening Prayer
  • Joyful Noises Made unto the Lord
  • Offering/Submitting Prayer request
  • Move about greet/visit one another
  • Blessings / Praise reports
  • Sermon /Dismissal
"By this all will know that you are My disciples, if you have love for one another" John 13:34-45
Many of our visitors tell us that they find our congreation to be among one of the most loving and welcoming congreations they have ever visited. Please come experience for yourself our welcoming of you and yours to the Sanctuary for a Sunday Service.

Dr. J. Arlen Smith, Th.D.


Married to Betty Smith, Four Children, three grandchildren: one Great grand child.

An alumnus of Duke University, Southwestern Theological Seminary (later became Christian International Seminary), and the UNC system.

Holds degrees in Psychology and Theology.

Taught, trained, and placed many ministers in the field through New Covenant Bible College and Seminary.

Former host and teacher of Prayer and Sharing and A Call to Commitment, a local radio outreach.

Former Realtor and home builder.

Army Veteran.

Board Chairman for the Charlotte Philharmonic Orchestra for most of its existence.

Currently ministering, via radio, in Israel.

Favorite song -the theme song of The Sanctuary, Victory in Jesus.




Betty Smith, our Minister of Music (and Pastor Arlens wife)







Contact Information

210 N Indian Trail Rd, Indian Trail, NC 28079
Phone: 1(704) 821 1464

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